Sutton Foster - Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Age, Height, Facts, Career
Sutton Foster is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She is best known for her work on the Broadway stage. She won Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2002 and Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes in 2011. She has starred in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions to date. On television, she is known for the TV Land comedy-drama, Younger. She has starred in numerous movies and tv shows to date.
What is Sutton Foster Famous For?
- Her work in Broadway productions.
Where is Sutton Foster From?
Sutton Foster was born on 18 March 1975. Her birth name is Sutton Lenore Foster. His birth place is in Statesboro, Georgia, in the United States. He holds American nationality. Her hometown is Troy, Michigan. She was born to her father, Bob, and her mother, Helen. She has an older brother, Hunter Foster, who is also an actor. She belongs to the white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Regarding her educational background, she attended Troy High School. She left high school before graduating to join the national tour of The Will Rogers Follies. She later received her diploma via correspondence courses. She then attended Carnegie Mellon University for one year. She left Carnegie Mellon to pursue a theatrical career full-time.
Sutton Foster Career
- Sutton Foster competed on the reality competition show, Star Search at the age of 15. She emerged as runner-up.
- She then auditioned for the cast of The Mickey Mouse Club.
- She was into acting from an early age.
- She left college to pursue a theatrical career full-time.
- Since then she has starred in numerous theater productions.
- She is best known for starring in several broadway productions.
- Some of her popular Broadway work includes Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes, Les Miserables, Little Women, The Drowsy Chaperone, Young Frankenstein, Shrek the Musical, Violet, and The Music Man among others.
- She won two Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2002 and Anything Goes in 2011.
- She reprised her role as Reno Sweeney in a London production in 2021. She was nominated for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
- She was nominated for her seventh Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Marian Paroo in the revival of The Music Man in 2021. She won the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance.
- She made her acting debut on television in a guest role in the children's musical puppet show, Johnny and the Sprites in 2007.
- She then starred in a three-episode story arc on the HBO sitcom, Flight of the Conchords in the same year.
- She landed her first major television role as Michelle Simms in the short-lived comedy-drama series, Bunheads in 2012.
- From 2015 to 2021, she starred in the TV Land comedy-drama, Younger. She played the role of Liza Miller.
- She has guest appeared in several other television series.
- She has provided voice roles in Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, and Ridley Jones.
- She made her film debut with the 2008 film, Just In Case where she provided the voice.
- She made her acting debut in film with the 2013 film, Shrek The Musical.
- As a singer, she released her debut solo album, Wish in 2009.
- She released her second solo album, An Evening with Sutton Foster: Live at the Cafe Carlyle in 2011.
- She published a book, Hooked in October 2021.
Who is Sutton Foster Husband?
Sutton Foster is a married woman. He is married to screenwriter Ted Griffin. The couple got engaged in September 2013 and tied a knot with each other on 25 October 2014. They adopted a baby girl, Emily Dale Griffin in March 2017.
She was previously married to actor Christian Borle. They were married from 2006 to 2009.
What is Sutton Foster Height?
Sutton Foster stands at the height of 1.75 m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. She has a body weight of around 132 lbs i.e. 60 kg. She has a slim body build. Her body measurements are 36-26-35 inches. Her eye color is brown and her hair color is dark brown. her dress size is 4 (US) and her shoe size is 8 (US).
Her sexual orientation is straight.
What is Sutton Foster Net Worth?
Sutton Foster earns from her acting career. She has starred in numerous theatre productions, movies, and tv shows to date. Her net worth is estimated at $4 million.
Trivias About Sutton Foster You Need To Know.
- She is a self-proclaimed dog lover and has three dogs, Linus, Mabel, and Brody.
- She makes artwork and sells it online.
- She tested positive for COVID-19 in December 2021.
- She received an honorary doctorate from Ball State University in 2012.
- She taught at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Undergraduate Department of Drama in 2010.